FRAMINGHAM (10/21/2003) - Genzyme Corp. is deploying RAPID-Pharma, database software from Automsoft, to better manage its production processes and facilities. The software is designed specifically to securely manage production data. Genzyme will use RAPID-Pharma to collect all production plant information that is needed for reporting and analyzing activities and trends. The software will also help Genzyme bring its plants into compliance with 21 CFR Part 11. The deal is reported to be in the multimillion-dollar range.